A Sunny Sunflower

We may be in the grip of an Arctic vortex weather pattern, but I’m living in denial happily making sunflowers. This one is a sunny sunflower, perhaps something we’d see at the height of summer. The back, after grading the … Continue reading

Kaleidoscope Stars – Small and Big

There are very few of the brown and blue paisley kaleidoscope stars left to make so I decided to make one to add to the stack of finished ones. These ones are made using the 2″ diamonds. Then another. A … Continue reading

Setting Fabric

For some reason, the camera just doesn’t capture the colour of this fabric. It’s a lovely light lavender but looks more blue/grey in this photo. And it’s the fabric I’ve chosen to set the wild floral kaleidoscope stars. Again, the … Continue reading

A Dozen Blue & Brown Paisley Kaleidoscope Stars

Now that the butterfly and wild floral kaleidoscope stars are all made, I’m concentrating on getting the brown and blue paisley ones finished. I think I know what I’m going to use to set these. And that will be either … Continue reading

Final Group of Wild Floral Kaleidoscope Stars

I really can’t pick a favourite from these two – I love the effects I got with fussy cutting/printing all of these wild floral kaleidoscope stars. But of this pair I definitely have a favourite – the one on the … Continue reading

Baskets and More Baskets

Remember I had printed combo sheets of all the pieces needed for a 4.5″ basket on 10 fabrics? Well, I decided to finish making those 10 baskets. First a pair of blue and white baskets. Then a very pale pink … Continue reading

The Final Group of Butterfly Kaleidoscope Stars

Remember when this box looked like this? Now it looks like this. Because I finished the last sixteen of the butterfly kaleidoscope stars! Now I’ll have to decide on a setting fabric. And how I’ll set them. For now I’m … Continue reading

Lots of Butterfly Kaleidoscope Stars

And I do mean lots! Thirteen of them. They are so quick to stitch that I can’t just make one! They’re much healthier than snack food. And that moment when each star is finished is such fun! I still can’t … Continue reading

More Wild Floral Kaleidoscope Stars

Once I started making more kaleidoscope stars, I couldn’t resist making one with the wild floral fabric. Then a second. And of this group, this one is definitely my favourite. A third. There was no stopping me. A fourth. Followed … Continue reading

Paisley Kaleidoscope Stars and a Question or Two

There has been a slight change in plans. More about that in a bit. I made a few kaleidoscope stars while I was pondering what to do about the pickle dish quilt. First were a few of the brown and … Continue reading